History, art, culture. But also excellent food and a warm welcome. Bologna is one of the most visited and loved Italian cities by many tourists, including foreigners, who come to visit it every year. La Locanda dell’Orsa offers several tips for visiting Bologna in 3 days.
Piazza Maggiore: your landmark in Bologna
Piazza Maggiore is the starting point of any visit to the city of Bologna. In addition to the famous Statua del Nettuno, you can see the great Basilica di San Petronio as well as Palazzo Re Enzo, Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo dei Notai and Palazzo D’Accursio.
Le Due Torri of Bologna
Proceeding in the famous Via Rizzoli or in one of the various internal streets of Bologna‘s historical centre, you can easily reach the famous Due Torri: Asinelli (open to the public) and Garisenda. Arriving at the top of the Asinelli Tower, you will enjoy a truly unique and unforgettable view.
The Basilica of Santo Stefano and the Sanctuary of San Luca
After having seen some of Bologna‘s most important monuments, it is possible to reach the other most important places to visit comfortably on foot and, above all, indoors, thanks to the famous Portici that, for about 40 kilometres, are present throughout the city. Following their route, it is also possible to see the famous Basilica di Santo Stefano and the Santuario di San Luca.
Art and culture in Bologna
If you love museums and modern art galleries, Bologna is for you. The Medieval Museum, the Mambo (the Museum of Modern Art) and the Archaeological Museum can fully satisfy all tastes.
Relaxation and night entertainment
In Bologna, you can also relax in the fascinating parks such as the Giardini Margherita, within easy walking distance of the city centre. For those, on the other hand, who want to experience the nightlife in Bologna, the city offers discos, bars and clubs for a fun-filled evening.